We provide sailing activites for all ages. Families, adults, youth - we have opporutinites to learn to sail and advance your sailing education.
We teach people to become active stewards of the marine environment, and to promote community sailing and other environmentally friendly ways to enjoy the waters of Oyster Bay. Junior Summer Programs engage youth through marine science, habitat exploration, fishing, paddling, sailing, sailboat racing, and more!
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News & Updates
- April 30th, 2017NCCC Sailing Program by Heather Grosso
Spring is here and sailing is underway! As many of us eagerly anticipated the Spring sailing season, there is a specific group of young adults who could not wait to get out on the water. The WaterFront Center makes sailing accessible to countless groups of people, including college students. ...
- April 30th, 2017Harnessing the Wind by Michelle Slater
It’s more than just the wind… St. Dominic’s students are investigating the wind farm that has been proposed off Long Island, roughly 11 nautical miles south of Long Beach. (That is roughly 12.7 standard miles from the coast.) In class, students are learning about the multifaceted components of what ...
- April 30th, 2017Mornings with a Side of Science by Aaron Cuison
Spring Break is typically regarded as a time to take a break from school. To put a pause on your education and enjoy the changing of the seasons. However, learning never stops; so why not enjoy the view and get your hands dirty while you are ...
- April 30th, 2017WFC Hosts Team Race Championships by Alicia Martorella
While we’re always bustling with marine education, paddling & cruising around West Harbor, the WaterFront Center hosts several events and regattas throughout the season, as well. The WFC organizes between six and ten regattas for youth and adult novice and championship racers between March and October. Kicking ...
- April 30th, 2017Wildlife Spotlight: Ospreys by Cameron Jenness
If you live on Long Island and are close to the water, look up in the sky you might see an Osprey, Pandion haliaetus. Ospreys are the largest raptor on Long Island next to the Bald Eagle. Ospreys usually build their nests close to water because their main source ...
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